AltaGas About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (ALA)

On 8/21/14, AltaGas Ltd (TSX: ALA.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1475, payable on 9/15/14. As a percentage of ALA's recent stock price of $52.08, this dividend works out to approximately 0.28%.

Below is a dividend history chart for ALA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1475 declared by AltaGas Ltd:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ALA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.40% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ALA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

AltaGas Ltd 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ALA's low point in its 52 week range is $34.80 per share, with $52.25 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $52.25.

In Tuesday trading, AltaGas Ltd shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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